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Happy Town

41 Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT23 8NN, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9181 5533
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Very dissatisfied will not be back

Badly managed not even in the place an hour badly sign posted only way you see the sign is coming... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ross M
,
belfast
via mobile
Kiddie day out

A big group of us attended and what can I say this place is great.. I’ve been to a few soft play... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
jdraff
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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New entertainment complex for children
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible14%
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“indoor play” (8 reviews)
“soft play” (6 reviews)
Closes in 16 min
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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41 Portaferry Road, Newtownards BT23 8NN, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9181 5533
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"indoor play"
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"soft play"
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"great place for kids"
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"kids love"
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"organised games"
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"playing games"
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"older kids"
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"birthday party"
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"all ages"
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"stage"
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"toddler"
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"characters"
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"cafe"
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"parents"
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"wee"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Badly managed not even in the place an hour badly sign posted only way you see the sign is coming from the roundabout going in to newtownards Town but on the way out there is nothing. Badly signed for there rules on food I would...More

Thank Ross M
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Martinet9, Manager at Happy Town, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I’m sorry to read you had a bad experience at our centre. In relation to sign posts in order to find us, unfortunately we are not permitted by local council to have any additional signage, therefore this is beyond our control. Our no pic-nic policy...More

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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A big group of us attended and what can I say this place is great.. I’ve been to a few soft play indoors places and this has to be hands down one of the best.. caters all all ages of kids which is great.. my...More

1  Thank jdraff
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Plenty of parking but I would say move the sign on the main road as it is confusing. My 2 year old boy had a lovely time here he really enjoyed himself. My only criticism is the lack of a normal slide for toddlers other...More

1  Thank Gillian B
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

To my son and friend for a play date it really clean and great fun kids got food and was nice. Will defo go back again.

Thank Danielle J
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Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Just arrived back from Happy Town and I have to say what a great place for kids this is. There are various safe play areas for all ages of children. The staff are excellent with plenty of organised games on the stage. There is a...More

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Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

A great event for ourselves and everyone who comes here, especially after school and in the school holidays. The Hot Chocolate is to die for. One of the best I have had - just right for me.

Thank Pamela S
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

I held my daughters 5th birthday party here. The staff were wonderful everything was taken care of and the kids had a ball. We would take our two kids aged 5 & 2 to Happy Town for the day at least once a month they...More

Thank Danielle F
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Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Been to happy town several times with my toddler. Nice atmosphere and friendly staff at the check in counter. The baby changing area is spacious which makes changing nappies easier! Very reasonable admission fee for under 18months at only 1.50 which I think is really...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My daughter (aged 2) and I visited family in Belfast recently and were taken to Happy Town. I thought it was a great place for kids, although the Mascot/characters scared the living day lights out of my daughter! I asked them if there was a...More

Thank Cal B
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Absolutely no supervision, when I can clearly see 2 adults in the older play area with a 1 year old child and nothing being done about it it makes me wonder what exactly the staff are being paid to do. Another adult in the under...More

Thank Darren G
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Martinet9, Manager at Happy Town, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our centre, I am shocked by your comments. I would appreciate the chance to talk to you about your concerns, perhaps you could contact me at the centre to allow me to find out when you visited...More

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elizabeth460
30 March 2015|
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Response from lillian4uk | Reviewed this property |
There's a soft play area for tots ie 1-4 and a bigger area for the older kids. I would say that kids usually like this type of pĺay if they are up to 11-12 years old
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